Minister for Agriculture V. S. Sunil Kumar was shown black flags in Thodupuzha here on Saturday over a series of suicides by debt-ridden farmers in Kerala.
The Youth Congress activists protested against the minister when he was on the way to attend Bankers’ Committee meeting in Thodupuzha.
The protests were carried out against the government’s decision to stop farmer suicides in Idukki district. The protesters said that the slew of measures taken is not enough to handle the issue.
The Youth Congress workers who protested were later on arrested by the police.
The Banker’s Committee meeting headed by Agricultural minister V. S. Sunil Kumar was kicked off at Thodupuzha.